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Unorthodocs: Abandon your DVCS and Return to Sanity - bitquabit
He does a pretty good job of explaining why distributed version control systems are NOT always the best tool and how our industry has gotten irrational about them.
dvcs  git  mercurial  versioncontrol  programming  softwaredevelopment  subversion 
june 2016 by mcherm
Version Control by Example – book by Eric Sink
A _GOOD_ book on how distributed version control systems work and why they’re different from (and better than) the preceding generation of version control. I helped edit this (barely) but mostly I just think it’s a good book. It also hawks Eric’s new product… but that’s OK and it is NOT just advertising.
EricSink  versioncontrol  subversion  git  mercurial  programming  softwaredevelopment  via:EricSink  dvcs  books 
september 2011 by mcherm
Why we got so heavily involved in the Subversion project.. « WANdisco INC Blog
A company explains (1) why we contributed to the subversion project, (2) that subversion is much more widely used than git.
versioncontrol  opensource  subversion  dvcs  git  mercurial  via:reddit 
september 2010 by mcherm
MF Bliki: VersionControlTools
Martin Fowler surveys the version control landscape. He says there are only 3 decent options today: Subversion, Mercurial, or Git. Subversion is best for non-distributed (which is fine for many uses), between Mercurial and Git, Git appeals to those who like to play w/ tools and Mercurial to those who want to get the work done.
versioncontrol  dvcs  martinfowler  via:MartinFowler  mercurial  git  subversion 
march 2010 by mcherm
Using Subversion for graphic design files and other binary assets
A plugin to Photoshop to introduce the use of version control in the development of graphics files. Has key features like a visual thumbnail of the image versions.
via:HackerNews  photoshop  subversion  versioncontrol 
january 2010 by mcherm
Automatically add svn:needs-lock - Stack Overflow
How to do locking in subversion for excel files.
subversion 
august 2009 by mcherm
PEP 374 -- Migrating from svn to a distributed VCS
Python's evaluation of distributed version control systems. I consider this THE reference on DVCS comparisons because (1) they documented what they were doing very well (objectives, tests and results), (2) it was done objectively rather than by a proponent of one system or another, (3) it was tested with a good-sized repository. And I really trust these guys -- I know that they know what they're doing. They chose mercurial.
versioncontrol  python  programming  git  bzr  dvcs  mercurial  subversion 
april 2009 by mcherm
Subversion's biggest hole: Ned Batchelder
Ned complains about the lack in Subversion of a server-side way to ignore all files with a certain extension (wherever they may reside). I don't get why the client-side feature won't do. He also (to my surprise) thinks someday git will take over.
mypostings  NedBatchelder  subversion  git 
june 2008 by mcherm
Integrating Subversion with your Issue Tracking System: svn commit ./me
Blog article describing the standard used for integrating subversion with an issue tracking or bug tracking system.
subversion  versioncontrol  programming  tortoisesvn  bugtracking 
may 2008 by mcherm
Unfuddle: Free Subversion Hosting, Bug and Issue Tracking
Another svn hosting site which allows (very) small projects to be hosted for free.
svn  free  hosting  programming  projectmanagement  subversion  useful 
january 2008 by mcherm
Assembla | Knowledge, Tools, Talent for Agile Teams
A site for hosting projects that allows free svn/trac hosting for small projects. Looks good to me: I should try it out.
useful  programming  softwaredevelopment  collaboration  subversion  projectmanagement  trac  hosting  free 
january 2008 by mcherm
Coding Horror: Software Branching and Parallel Universes
Good essay on why everyone should make good use of branching within a version control system.
blogentry  versioncontrol  subversion  versioning  programming 
october 2007 by mcherm
Svnmerge.py
Tool for doing branch merges in subversion.
subversion 
december 2006 by mcherm
subversion-ondemand - a community forum by CollabNet
A community forum that CollabNet is trying to set up for subversion.
subversion 
december 2006 by mcherm
svn+ssh instructions
Instructions (from the Python folks) on using svn+ssh with both unix and windows.
refs/version_control  python  subversion 
august 2005 by mcherm
svk
Decentralized version control system built atop Subversion.
refs/version_control  subversion 
august 2005 by mcherm
Comparing Microsoft Word documents stored in a Subversion repository
Python script to compare two MS Word documents in a Subversion repository.
personal_net  python  subversion  ms-word 
july 2005 by mcherm

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